Glossarium Joins Premier Language Services and Technology Association
Lisbon, PORTUGAL (October, 23rd 2008) – Glossarium, Lda., a solution provider for localization into Portuguese for Europe, Africa and East-Timor, offering both online documentation and software localization and translation services to industry-leading multinational companies, announced today its membership in the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA), an international non-profit association that encourages local communication as an indispensable component to a global strategy.
GALA member companies are experts in language services and technologies. They deploy sophisticated and proven tools and processes to help global enterprises understand in-country issues, languages and needs.
“We are pleased to welcome Glossarium into our association of active member companies,” said Kim Harris, GALA Board Chair and Co-owner and Managing Director, text & form GmbH. “We strive to provide our members with networking, educational and promotional opportunities that help them grow their businesses and meet their independent company objectives.”
Founded in 2002 by 15 companies, GALA grew to more than 240 members in its first five years and currently includes more than 280 companies.
“We’ve learned about GALA in the 2008 Localization World event in Berlin. We felt like the logical next step would be to become part of a major association in our industry. It will certainly help us lead our business in a more global way,” said Marta Carapeto, Managing Partner at Glossarium.
GALA is an international non-profit association that promotes translation services, language technology and language management solutions. The member companies worldwide include translation companies, localization service providers, globalization consultants, internationalization specialists and technology developers. GALA companies share a commitment to quality, service, and innovation in helping clients reach global markets. For more information about GALA visit www.gala-global.org
Glossarium is a Language Service Provider based in Lisbon, Portugal, integrating a core in-house team of Project Managers, Translators, Localizers and QA professionals with an extensive experience in many different areas and expertise in Software Localization Projects. Since 1999, Glossarium mission has been to convey culture-oriented texts to the end-user, in his native language, while preserving the original message purpose. For more information about Glossarium, visit www.glossarium.pt
Margarida Frazão Plácido
Glossarium - Traduções e Serviços de Informática, Lda.